Hipcamp host Kevin  L.
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Pitch a tent or pull in your RV to a private pond with fishing, swimming, paddle boating, and build a sandcastle in the beach. Take a short walk in the evening up the hillside through the pasture to watch a beautiful sunset.

My place is about a 20 minutes drive to get to Galena.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
5 sites
Up to 7 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Max length 40ft
Electricity hookups
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Kevin a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 30% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.



Natural features you'll find at Linden campground in Illinois.

Swimming hole

The vibe at Linden campground

13 Written reviews
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Hipcamper Susie

Loved it!

Susie L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
May 27th, 2019

This site was amazing! It was clean and had everything we needed. My family loved the mini beach and private pond with paddle boat. This was our first time using hipcamp and we were so pleased. What a great way to spend Memorial weekend!

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Hipcamper Alice

Lovely views

Alice B.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 5)
June 12th, 2019

Beautiful property; still a work in progress. Pros: lots of space; pretty views of pond, hills, cows; nice indoor bathroom; lots of hook-ups for electricity; friendly host; things to see in the surrounding area. Cons: biting midges! We could hardly tolerate being outside...they even got through the screens of the tents. Hopefully it was just a bad year for them. Not the host's fault.

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Hipcamper Katie
Katie S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 12th, 2018

My boyfriend and I stayed overnight and parked our tear drop camper in front of the private fishing pond. We had a view of the pond, a field of tame horses and rolling hills for miles. We also were delighted to have access to water hook up, 30 amp electric and a clean private full bathroom walking distance away. The family and grounds keeper were very friendly.. Two adorable girls brought us pears from their pear trees that were the best pears I have ever eaten. There is a small beach as well, but early Sep was a bit too chilly to enjoy it. The families home is behind the camping areas within view, but the natural terrain also allows a secluded feeling. 20 mins or so to Galena.

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Hipcamper DEBRA
Debra R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 24th, 2019

kevin has beautiful property. Enjoyed the peace and quiet.
Listening to cows moo and frogs croaking was very relaxing. Nice clean bathroom. We will be back.

Hipcamper Francis

Fantastic property and host

Francis A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
July 2nd, 2019

This property is simply beautiful. The host and his family were very welcoming and made us feel like family. There is an older gentleman staying in a tiny house on the property who is just wonderful. There is indeed 30 amp service (might even be 50 amp too), water, a pond to float your own kayak, or they have a paddle boat you can use. It wasn't swimmable at the time we were there (too much algae) but Kevin did mention that they treat it, but the algae just took over this year too much for the treatment to work. As another reviewer mentioned, the area is buggy. We drove to Shullsburg (a small quaint town about 30 minutes away) and they had the same bug problem. Overall a fantastic experience.

Hipcamper Lenny
Lenny W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 7th, 2019

Nice spot. Everything was just as described. Thank you for a very nice time.

Hipcamper Sanya

Gorgeous views!

Sanya V.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
July 11th, 2019

Linens is simply stunning. The views and amenities are worth the trip! It was so gorgeous I went back! ❤️ The cows can be noisy but who cares!

Hipcamper Sanya
Sanya V.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 12th, 2019

I made it back to Lindens for a 2nd night and was just as blown away by the amazing views and amenities. Thanks, Kevin!

Hipcamper Emily
Emily W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
August 11th, 2019

We had a nice evening at Linden Campground. Although we did not get a chance to meet our host Kevin, we found our way to our site easily and everything was very well maintained. Our two-year old enjoyed the playground and the beach, as well as getting to meet some cows. The grounds were beautiful (and the bathroom was very clean with a shower and flush toilet!). We had a good time, even though it rained hard over night.

"Fishing" at dusk at the campground.
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